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Longhouse to Be Ready for Native American Festival

Work Is Expedited To Prepare Exterior

The Museum of Ojibwa Culture in St. More...

News

Michigan Attorney General Releases Enbridge Documents Regarding Line 5

Enbridge Energy documents regarding the Line 5 dual oil pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac were posted online by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette Friday, May 13. The documents have been in the state’s hands since April.  More...

National Wildlife Federation Sues Government Over Line 5

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) sued the federal agency responsible for overseeing oil pipeline safety Monday, May 16, asserting that the agency illegally authorized the conveyance of oil through Enbridge Line 5, which crosses portions of the More...

Brevort Township to Settle Lawsuit with Allied EMS

Brevort Township has reached a settlement in its lawsuit with its former ambulance service provider Allied EMS. More...

Obituaries

Arthur Luepnitz

Arthur George Luepnitz, 66, of Sault Ste. Marie passed away Friday afternoon, May 13, 2016, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey.  More...

LaVern ‘Marie’ Smith

LaVern Marie Smith, 91, of Redford Township, passed away Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Beaumont Annapolis Hospital in Wayne.  She was born in Strongs November 12, 1924, to Ray and Phoebe (nee Jones) Walker. More...

Clifford ‘Sonny’ Ranger

Clifford F. “Sonny” Ranger, 87, of McMillan, was a veteran of World War II, and the Korean and Vietnam wars, serving his country for more than 20 years. He attained the rank of staff sergeant and was the recipient of several medals. Mr. More...

Public Meetings - Free Access

Public Meeting Calendar

Following is a schedule of open public meetings. The listing is for governmental and similar entities. More...

Rock and Run Set For This Saturday

At St. Ignace, Event Aids Health Foundation

The St. Ignace Rock and Run race will take place Saturday, May 21, featuring a half marathon or 5K run or walk, with live performances by local musicians along the route. More...

Program to Boost City Waterfront

St. Ignace Selected as Pilot Site for State Effort

In St. Ignace, the city will take advantage of an opportunity to have expert help in planning upgrades for its marina and waterfront through a pilot program that invites the public to take part in planning improvements. The City of St. More...

Coast Guard Offers Tours

Coast Guard Station St. Ignace will host its annual open house Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Sports

Dorene Ingalls Inducted Into Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame

St. Ignace basketball coach Dorene Ingalls was inducted into the Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame in recognition for her coaching skills and string of championship runs with the basketball team over the years. More...

Mackinac Island, Mackinaw City, DeTour Teams Take on Spring 2016 Season

The Mackinac Island Lakers 2016 track team: (front, from left) Cheyla Shunk, Gabe Hepker, Angel Bean; (back) Assistant Coach Kyra Kolatski, Sarah Simpson, Gabe Kromer, Talon Greenlee, Chris Riggs, Aa More...

HORSESHOE LEAGUE RESULTS

Women’s AA: Wendrick’s Truss 8, Alicia and Karen 7, Lisa and Amanda 6, The Bunker 4, Jodi and Tiffany 3, Robin and Tammy 3, Bella and Terrie 2, Demawating Development 2, Karla and Kathy 0.  Women’s A: Alicia and Tonya 6, Walli More...

Opinion

Wind Potential Brings Opportunity

Midwestern states continue investing in a bright future by pursuing new renewable energy development. Especially in rural areas, capturing abundant natural resources like wind produces clean power and economic benefits to local areas.  More...

Columns

Michigan’s Past and Present U.S. Senators

Michigan Politics

Beginning early in statehood, Michigan has had some nationally prominent U.S. senators, starting with the legendary Lewis Cass. More...

Les Cheneaux

Linda White Everett, 68, passed away Tuesday, May 3, in Jenison. She was graduated from Cedarville High School in 1966, and she enjoyed cheerleading. Linda and her husband, Jim, would have been married 50 years June 11, 2016. More...

St. Ignace

The weather has been changeable here in the Straits area and we sometimes forget that it’s only May. It seems it’s not time to store away the jackets for the summer quite yet. More...


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